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Iconic landmarks, bright lights and big cities, action-packed adventure, breathtaking landscapes, dazzling beaches, family-friendly theme parks, unforgettable road trips and glorious national parks – the USA has it all.
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Our vastly experienced travel advisors are passionate about America. With first-hand knowledge of when and where to go they can create the perfect holiday experience for you, at the best possible price.
Flight duration: America has numerous gateways. In the North East New York, Boston and Washington DC are around 8 hours flying time from the UK; Orlando is about 9 hours; New Orleans is 10 hours flying time; Houston, Austin or Dallas around 101/2 hours; San Francisco or Los Angeles is 11 hours; Las Vegas or Phoenix around 101/2 hours; Honolulu about 19 hours (via San Francisco or Los Angeles) and Anchorage about 141/2 hours (via Seattle).
Recommended airlines flying to America: Air New Zealand, Air France, American Airlines, British Airways; Delta, Iceland Air, KLM, Norwegian, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic.
Local time: GMT -5 hours (includes New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, North & South Carolina, Georgia and Florida). GMT-6 hours (includes Alabama, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, North & South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas). GMT-7 hours (includes Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah & Wyoming). GMT-8 hours (California, Nevada & Alaska). GMT-10 hours (Hawaii).
Currency: US Dollar
Passports & Visas: A full British passport, which is machine readable and valid for six months beyond your return date is required. Please click here to find out if a visa is required for British passport holders.
Health: Before booking any holiday we recommend that you consult a general practitioner or health professional for information on any health requirements for the areas you wish to visit. If you have previously travelled to a Yellow Fever area, you may be required to provide a vaccination certificate.
Best time to travel: In a country as vast as America, the weather is extremely varied and it will depend on what you want to experience. However, there’s always something to see and do, no matter when you travel. See each of our regions for more details.
Resort Fees: Many resorts now charge a compulsory ‘resort fee’ per night of your stay, which is payable locally and added to your room bill. Inclusions in this fee vary, but typically give access to WiFi, free local and long distance calls within the country (not international). It may also cover use of some hotel facilities such as fitness rooms, tennis courts etc.